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By: Karina Hollingsworth It was a special day for 10-year-old Melinda Moreno. The brain cancer survivor from Bellaire, Texas was confined to her home during the COVID-19 pandemic due to her compromised immune system. Within the walls of her home is where she discovered her love of art. Moreno yearned for art lessons and she […]

By: Karina Hollingsworth The atmosphere at the 36th Annual Labor Day Classic was different from previous years. TSU Tiger fans were full of team spirit and ready to cheer on the football team like always, but before they could enter the BBVA Stadium they had to pass one test–a temperature check. Due to the uncontrolled […]

By: Karina Hollingsworth Tigers show they care by masking up for the Fall 2021 semester. Texas Southern University administrators were busy this past week mapping out a plan to keep students safe as positive cases of the COVID-19 delta variant are on the rise in Harris County. It was announced Thursday that all students, faculty, […]

By: Karina Hollingsworth Think twice before you get in the ring with TSU Boxing Club’s Brandon Blackwell. Weighing in at a sturdy 201 pounds the boxer is known for his height, long arm reach and the power in his punch. The power behind Blackwell’s punch was heavily felt at the Heroes Back to School Bash […]

By: Karina Hollingsworth TSU tigers will be making big bucks this semester. The TSU Career and Professional Development Center hosted the Hire A Tiger On Campus Job Fair this past Friday. Fifteen employers were at the job fair looking to hire Texas Southern University students. “We have a range of different offers,” Career and Professional […]

By: Karina Hollingsworth If you are a curvaceous, full-figured woman at Texas Southern University, there’s a group of women on campus that want your voices to be heard. Curvy Culture is recruiting new members, and candidates to fill their E-Board positions. “We currently have the vice president, secretary and membership chair positions available,” Curvy Culture […]

By: Karina Hollingsworth Brandon Blackwell went from dribbling to throwing right hooks. Since Brandon was little, he always dreamed of being a professional basketball player. When basketball didn’t work out Brandon found boxing to be his ultimate calling. “I always told myself if I didn’t make it playing basketball that I would box,” Brandon Blackwell […]

By: Karina Hollingsworth Texas Southern University’s Children’s Theatre Camp ended with a performance of Aesop’s Fables. The musical started off with a performance of Androcles and the Lion, followed by The Old Woman and the Doctor, and it ended with The Tortoise and the Hare. Under the guidance of Professor of Theatre Dr. Dianne Jemison-Pollard, […]

By: Karina Hollingsworth Black Men Feed Houston is working to end hunger one bag at a time at the Texas Southern University Catholic Newman Center. Eight Black leaders from HBCU’s united to feed the homeless in downtown Houston Saturday. The leaders created care packages including sandwiches, deodorant and other personal hygiene products. “The purpose of […]

By: Karina Hollingsworth Texas Southern University’s Tiger Market provides students with resources for academic, personal, and social services. “The purpose of the Tiger Market is to serve as a resource for students” Diversity and Inclusion Initiative Coordinator Shareen Nicholson said. “We provide food, professional attire, and resources for students who may need a little bit […]